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The Book of Tormod #1: A Templar's Apprentice

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Book one of Kat Black's thrilling historical fantasy trilogy full of intrigue, mystery, and adventure is now available in paperback! Ever since thirteen-year-old Tormod MacLeod had a prophetic vision, things haven't been the same. Even his family treats him differently. So when he has the chance to join a Templar knight on a mysterious quest, Tormod doesn't hesitate. Now i ...more
Hardcover, 279 pages
Published January 1st 2012 by Scholastic Press
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Zara Khan
Jul 19, 2013 Zara Khan rated it did not like it
one of the worst books i have ever read........more than once i wanted to shut the book but its only because of little brother that i read it......he found summary cool and wanted me to read it so i could tell him the story,despite how boring i found the book i had to keep reading because i hate to disappoint the kid.I couldn't even skip pages because he wanted to know all the details

so i kept reading the story that bored me to death
when all I wanted to do was.........

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Lynn
Jan 28, 2016 Lynn rated it really liked it
3.5 stars Although I enjoyed the premise of the novel, being very interested in the history surrounding the Knights Templar, I found the story somewhat disappointing.

The author has unfortunately made use of repetitive descriptions ('heady pain' was used several times in the space of a few pages) and some of the characters' reactions to various situations is not in keeping with the personalities that have been created for them. At times credibility was overlooked in favour of dramatic effect.

That
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Krista Ivy
Nov 02, 2013 Krista Ivy rated it it was amazing
Shelves: drama, medieval
The perfect blending of history and fantasy to the point that they bleed together.
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Kat Black is an avid reader and writer of young adult literature. Drawn most to ancient times and places of shadow and mystery, she strives to pluck her readers out of the here and now and engross them in the possibility of what once was.

Kat has worked for twenty-two years in the Children’s book industry—more than half of that time as a designer for legendary publishing icon Walter Lorraine. With
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